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International Students and Scholars

Davis Scholarship

Meet our Davis United World College Scholars
Shelby and Gale Davis Visited Lewis & Clark: 2009, 2012
Watch Tawab Malekzad, Davis UWC Scholar, on You Tube


Lewis & Clark is pleased to announce its continuing commitment to the Davis United World College (UWC) Scholars program for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The Davis United World College Scholars program, generously funded by the Shelby Davis family, entitles graduates of UWCs to receive a need-based grant of up to $10,000 or $20,000* per year towards the costs of undergraduate study at Lewis & Clark.  Please note: only students who graduate from a United World College are eligible for this scholarship.

UWC graduates with additional need may apply to Lewis & Clark for an international student financial aid grant. Typically, Lewis & Clark limits all grant and scholarship awards to the amount of tuition and fees. However, admitted UWC students with high need and superior academic credentials can now receive the full amount of their demonstrated need, up to $59,774 per year.

This enhanced Lewis & Clark international student grant can meet a UWC student’s need up to the full costs of tuition, fees, insurance, room and board, books, transportation, and personal expenses. The enhanced grants are exclusively for first-year applicants (not transfer students) who complete the IB diploma before matriculating at Lewis & Clark.

Both the Davis United World College Scholars grant and all Lewis & Clark financial aid grants are multi-year awards (up to four years) and are renewable if the student maintains good academic standing.

Principles and Terms of Davis UWC Scholar Grants

Principles and Terms

The Goal

Mr. Shelby Davis has close ties to the United World College network and has chosen to make this generous offer to support both UWC students and Lewis & Clark College. Mr. Davis feels the grants will encourage UWC students to continue their education in the US and support Lewis & Clark’s goal of diversifying its student body.

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More Information

If you are a UWC student or graduate and applying to Lewis & Clark as a first year student, you may qualify for a Davis United World College grant. For more information, please contact:

Brian White
Associate Dean of Students
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219
TEL: 503-768-7305
FAX: 503-768-7301


Meet a UWC Alumna

Michelle Glenn a graduate of United World College of SE Asia (Singapore) and Lewis & Clark College.

Congressional Testimony of Philip O. Geier, Executive Director of the Davis United World College Scholars Program